Sharon is part of our Parenting Enhancement Program (PEP) which provides parent skill training and support to parents with developmental disabilities. Last year, Sharon shared her story and said Surrey Place Centre changed her life by helping her do … [Read more...] about A Client’s Story: How our Parenting Enhancement Program Changed a Mother’s Life
At Surrey Place Centre, we are passionately committed to improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, those with visual impairments and their families. We believe that by working together, we can deliver the best possible results for the people we serve.
Below is a snapshot of some of our client and staff stories and testimonials. Check back daily for a new post.
Understanding a child’s needs and strengths is critical. Here is a Parent Survey Result regarding Toronto’s Connections for Students Experience: 97% of parents reported that their child’s teacher was aware of their child’s strengths and needs, as … [Read more...] about Parent Survey Result: Understanding a Child’s Needs and Strengths
Giving hope is so important. One parent explains why: “I can't express in words how grateful I am for the good people at the Adventure Place. They have given me hope and knowledge that has made a world of difference in my family. The help I've … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Testimonial: ‘They Have Given Me Hope And Knowledge That Has Made a World of a Difference’
Problem-solving is an important skill social skill and one mom told us recently her son is now taking steps to think outside the box and problem solve, and that she felt that after group his exploration skills increased. Read more of our client … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Feedback: Thinking Outside the Box and Problem Solving
Communication can make such a difference. Here is a great letter we received from a parent at the TPAS Adventure Place program: “I am so happy with the progress my son has made while in the IBI program at Adventure Place in the past 8 months. His … [Read more...] about A Letter from a Parent: ‘His Communication Skills Have Improved’
We love hearing about the journey our families take. This is a letter from a mom about our ABA program: “It’s hard for me to believe that our daughter’s journey at Kerry’s Place is over. I know she’s ready to move on but a piece of her heart will … [Read more...] about A Letter about our ABA Program: ‘Mere words can’t express our gratitude’
Here is a letter from a mother who witnessed her son develop the skill of confidence: “With the successes he has seen since coming to this program, we see the skill (i.e., confidence) across other environments such as school. He now still has some … [Read more...] about A Letter from a Mother: ‘He Now Still Has Some Fears, but Knows that He Can Manage Them’
We received this letter from a learner in our Toronto ABA program and it warmed our hearts: “Words cannot express the gratitude I feel for you all. You have done so much more than teaching me things I didn’t know before. You have inspired me and … [Read more...] about A Letter from a Learner: ‘You Have Inspired Me’
Learning how to socialize can make a big difference in a person’s life. Here is one parent’s comment related to group service with Toronto Autism ABA Services: “I can’t thank everyone enough. Our son loved attending this group and is left with … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Testimonial: ‘The Difference in His Overall Social Demeanor Has Been Remarkable’
Brianna was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at 18 months. Brianna and her family attended our North Office programs and have received service coordination, audiology, occupational therapy, developmental therapy and speech language … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Story: ‘My Daughter is Able to Hug Me and Stay Longer in My Arms’